Federal Reserve

US services industry hit by trade war

The massive U.S. services sector experienced a sharper-than-expected slowdown in September, fueling fears that trade tensions are pushing the economy closer to a recession.

published on : 4th October 2019

US manufacturing marks biggest slump in a decade

U.S. factory activity shrank in September to its weakest pace in more than 10 years, deepening worries about the impact of the U.S.-China trade war.

published on : 1st October 2019

Bullish technicals for S&P 500: Watts

The S&P 500 looks technically bullish but investors need positive guidance from earnings calls for this rally to continue, William O'Neil & Co.'s Randy Watts tells Reuters' Fred Katayama.

published on : 10th July 2019

S&P 500 hits record after Fed signals rate cuts

World stock markets surged on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. 

published on : 20th June 2019

The Federal Reserve gets ready for possible rate cuts

Under pressure to lower interest rates, the Federal Reserve gave its strongest signal yet that it is preparing to possibly cut rates later this year, while keeping rates steady on Wednesday. 

published on : 20th June 2019

Wall Street sheds gains on trade talk news

The benchmark S&P 500 index ended flat Tuesday as investor optimism regarding the Federal Reserve's expected affirmation of its dovish policy stance was offset by reports of fault lines emerging in on

published on : 20th March 2019

US stocks: Wall Street ends higher amid Federal Reserve's January meeting

U.S. stocks ended higher on Wednesday as the release of the Federal Reserve's minutes from its January meeting showed policymakers thought pausing on U.S. interest rate hikes posed little risk. 

published on : 21st February 2019

'Federal Reserve rates have pauses right', says Federal Reserve's president John Williams

The Federal Reserve was right to switch to a neutral stance on interest rates at its January meeting, New York Federal Reserve President John Williams told Reuters exclusively.

published on : 20th February 2019

Fed will be 'patient' on US rate hikes

The U.S. Federal Reserve held interest rates steady and vowed to be patient in further lifting borrowing costs. 

published on : 31st January 2019

Wall Street tumbles again

The Federal Reserve's plan to continue its balance-sheet reduction and the threat of a partial government shutdown fueled investor anxieties.

published on : 21st December 2018

Fed lifts rates, undeterred by Trump tweets

The U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday, as expected, but forecast fewer rate hikes next year. 

published on : 20th December 2018

Donald Trump nominates Jerome Powell to head U.S. Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump on Thursday tapped Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell to become head of the U.S. central bank, promoting a soft-spoken centrist to replace Janet Yellen when her term expires

published on : 3rd November 2017